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HS Roundup: CA’s division title, Midlakes’ no-hitter highlight busy Wednesday in local baseball

Wednesday was one of the more nicer days in the Finger Lakes region in the past couple of weeks, but it was also a really nice day for two local baseball teams. The Canandaigua baseball team would win the Monroe County Division III title, and Midlakes’ Devin Hicks would throw a no-hitter in a 10-1 win over Waterloo on Wednesday... more

New plea offered in predatory sexual assault case

A Clifton Springs woman facing a possible life sentence for alleged sex crimes against children and child pornography charges will be back in court next month. Janiet Simonds, 26, who was charged in February with two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, a class A-II felony, was offered a deal crafted by the District Attorney’s Office that included... more

Canandaigua PD: Clifton Springs man charged with burglary, more arrests coming

The Canandaigua Police Department says a 20-year-old Clifton Springs man has been charged with burglary after an investigation. They also say more arrests are coming. Kenneth Milliman, of Clifton Springs was charged with second-degree burglary this week, according to police. Information developed by the Canandaigua Police led to the arrest in the case, which stemmed from an incident that occurred... more

Athena ACE Association seeks scholarship applications

The Athena Award for Continuing Education (ACE) Association celebrates the 9th annual year of the Athena ACE scholarship. Application forms are available in the “Apply” section at their website, www.athenaace.org and can be submitted electronically to AthenaACEA@gmail.com or by mail to the following address: Athena ACE Association P.O. Box 744 Geneva, New York 14456 Applications for the scholarship will be... more

HS Roundup: Marcus Whitman wins 8th straight with win over Midlakes

The Marcus Whitman girls lacrosse team got off to a rocky start, starting to a by losing tow of their first three games. However, the Wildcats were able to right the ship, winning their next seven games heading into their matchup with Midlakes on Wednesday. Wednesday’s game proved to be more of the same for Marcus Whitman (8-2), as they... more

Offensive outburst leads Geneva softball to win over Midlakes

The Geneva softball team picked up its fifth win of the season as the Panthers cruised to a 17-1 win over Midlakes in six innings on Wednesday. Shannon Gallagher picked up the win in the circle after allowing just five hits and striking out five. Julianna Trunzo led the Geneva offense with three hits, including a first-inning, 2-run home run,... more

MOTHER CHARGED: 4-year-old gets into medicine, hospitalized several days after being found unresponsive

A Clifton Springs woman was charged after investigators say she failed to secure prescription medication, allowing a 4-year-old child to ingest a large quantity of it. Deputies charged Jennifer Lynn Rice, 27, of Clifton Springs with endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation revealed that she failed to secure medication on April 17th allowing a child to ingest... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Risk for boaters elevated at Canandaigua Lake

  Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says that boaters need to use extreme caution when on the waters of Canandaigua Lake. He said, “Officers are confirming debris below the surface, primarily tree limbs and logs, that present a danger if struck by a boat.” The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the region, causing runoff, water rise, and a variety... more

Taking on ‘Value of Villages’ in Ontario County

If you own property in one of Ontario County’s eight villages, then you pay a village property tax on top of your town tax. That village tax is the center of a study by two Ontario County men who formed a nonprofit to shed light on the cost of local government. With the village of Rushville facing a June 27... more

Two children killed in Thruway crash ID’d

State Police released the identities of those involved in the fatal accident on the New York State Thruway early-Monday morning. The driver, who is in critical condition, was identified as Sean Ferguson, of Buffalo. The two children who died in the wreck were identified as Amir and Shamel Middleton. They were 9- and 11-years-old respectively. The passenger, identified as 34-year-old... more

Phelps man found slumped over wheel, charged with felony DWI

A Clifton Springs man was charged with driving while intoxicated after a complaint was filed with the 911 Center that a driver was slumped over the wheel of a running vehicle in Phelps. Deputies say 21-year-old Christopher Kane, of Clifton Springs was arrested and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated, and driving while ability impaired by drugs.... more

Report paints a dismal state of NY for doctors

Doctors are among the highest paid and most educated professionals in the nation, but what’s the trade-off? In 2006, the average medical-school graduate left campus with more than $189,000 of debt, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Health-care reform, insurance costs, the rise of branded hospital networks and retirement of... more

Group advertises major savings if every Ontario Co. village dissolved

Dissolving is a good idea, according to one group out of Ontario County. The Ontario County Values, Inc. an independent and not-for-profit corporation was recently formed to study and compare the costs of local government services in Ontario County. The latest study — aptly named “The Value of Villages” shows the likely average savings that would accrue to each village... more

Three injured, service dog killed in multi-vehicle crash in Ontario Co.

Three people were injured and a service dog was killed in a three-car crash that happened in Ontario County on Thursday. According to a press release from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office the three-vehicle wreck involved a tractor-trailer, an SUV, and a pickup truck. Deputies say Darryl E. Richardson, 50, of Rome was driving a 2016 tractor-trailer west on Taylor... more
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